January 17, 2022, Monday

Province 2

Four-party alliance meeting to resolve problems of Arun III hydropower project affected people

Four-party alliance meeting to resolve problems of Arun III hydropower project affected people

KHADBARI : A meeting of the four-party coalition in the incumbent government has decided to take initiatives to resolve problems of those people affected by the Arun III Hydropower Project. The meeting also decided to carry out a micro study and monitor the under-construction structures and those to be constructed in Sankhuwasabha district, launch a…

Journalists Shrestha, Bhandari win Gopal Giri Active Journalist Award

Journalists Shrestha, Bhandari win Gopal Giri Active Journalist Award

BIRGUNJ : Journalists Pratap Shrestha and Tulasi Bhandari have bagged the ‘Gopal Giri Active Journalism Award’, 2077 and 2078 BS respectively. Established by the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Parsa, the award carries a purse of Rs 25,000. Birgunj Metropolis mayor Bijaya Kumar Sarawagi handed the award and certificates to Shrestha and Bhandari amid a function…

  • Province 2 government endorses housing project for the poor

    Province 2 government endorses housing project for the poor

    JANAKPUR : The Province 2 government has endorsed the Mahendra Narayan Nidhi Poor Housing Project Implementation Work Procedure and Dalit Empowerment Regulations. A meeting of the Province council of ministers today passed the documents, paving the way for the implementation...

  • 42-yr-old woman held with 10 kg cannabis

    42-yr-old woman held with 10 kg cannabis

    BIRGUNJ: Police in Parsa have arrested a woman with 10 kilograms of cannabis from Birgunj Metropolitan City-16, in Parsa district. A team of security personnel on Wednesday rounded up a 42-year-old Ranju Devi of Pipariya Parowa municipality-9, Rautahat and seized...

  • Yogi Naraharinath’s statue unveiled

    Yogi Naraharinath’s statue unveiled

    JHAPA : A statue of Yogi Naraharinath has been unveiled at Kankaidham of Kankai Municipality-4 in the district of Jhapa district. The statue is prepared at the Kotihom premises of Kankaidham Dharmik Bikas Sanstha. Federal Member of Parliament (MP) of...

  • Bad weather disrupts flights at Biratnagar airport

    Bad weather disrupts flights at Biratnagar airport

    MORANG: Flights could not be operated from Biratnagar Airport till noon on Wednesday due to bad weather. According to Utsav Kharel, chief of Biratnagar Airport, flights have not been able to take off from the airport till noon today due...

  • Dalit settlement in Mahottari suffering drinking water shortage

    Dalit settlement in Mahottari suffering drinking water shortage

    MOHATTARI : The entire Musahar settlement at Bhatauliya of Ekdara Rural Municipality-4 in Mahottari district has been struggling for drinking water for nearly four decades. To fetch water, they have to travel far-flung and access public water taps where they...

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